Massie sure felt the effects in the overtime contest.
The best part of the South Beach diet must be the South Beach part.
Let's crunch the numbers: Massie is listed at 6-foot-6 and 317 pounds on the Bears' team website. A 12-pound loss puts him at a svelte 305--nearly four percent of his overall body weight.
That's like an average American man (5-foot-9, 190 pounds) losing 7.2 pounds over the same span, according to Sports Illustrated.
Massie's ordeal seals it. October is officially the perfect month for sweater weather.